Regional Business Manager

BASF Corporation

Not Specified, United States Full-time in Sales & Marketing
    • Job ID 1876898

    Job Description

    Now hiring! Regional Business Manager


    Travel 50% to 75% of the time.

    We are looking for a Regional Business Manager to join our ECR team remotely!

    Come create chemistry with us!

    BASF’s Coatings division is a global expert in the development, production and marketing of innovative and sustainable automotive OEM and refinish coatings, decorative paints as well as applied surface treatments for metal, plastic and glass substrates in a wide range of industries. This portfolio is supplemented by “Beyond Paint Solutions”, which enable new applications with innovative surfaces.

    BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions offers high-quality refinish paint brands and paint-related products to body shops from around the world. Our solutions are approved by the world’s leading automotive manufacturers for the repair of their vehicles. We provide collision centers with a vast array of solutions that help drive their business performance and efficiency. At the heart of our business are our people and our trainers who take care of our customers’ needs including car painting skills, advanced body shop management solutions, and sophisticated management solutions.

    We are seeking a Regional Business Manager who is an experienced leader. You will manage a team of 11 field-based representatives in our largest region. (WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, NV, UT, CO, AZ, NM) and report into the Zone Manager. You will drive the business strategy, develop and grow business as well as provide leadership in people development, process improvements, and system development inside and outside the geographic region to deliver profitable growth while driving your team’s accountability. In addition, you will be the lead management contact for strategic distributors and collision centers to build and manage relationships within the local markets.

    As a Regional Business Manager, you create chemistry by

    • Developing an annual strategic business plan for the assigned region, aligned to the overall business strategy.

    • Managing the financial budget in your assigned Region to include sales, credits, travel & expense, and customer financing.

    • Provide coaching to your team to include leadership, talent management, and career discussions.

    • Identifying and executing on new distribution opportunities.

    • Meeting with distribution partners in your assigned region to drive growth and meeting with strategic collision centers in your assigned region on an ongoing basis.

    • Managing the CRM system to drive accountability and quality of information.

    If you

    • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years proven leadership of a large territory and team.

    • Experience in managing financials including P&L statements, expense control, forecasting and sales budgeting.

    • Experience managing a remote sales team, developing direct reports, and ability to build effective teams and motivating others.

    • Ability of thinking outside the box, strong business acumen and customer focus.

    • Strong computer skills such as MS Office, CRM, web browsers, etc.

    Create your own chemistry with

    At BASF, you will have the chance to do meaningful work towards building a more sustainable future. In addition to competitive compensation and benefits, BASF provides you with access to a wide range of elements to help you be your best. It’s what we call . We are committed to providing benefits, programs, and opportunities that support our employees’ overall well-being, personal growth, and a safe, collaborative, and inclusive work environment.

    Just some of the many benefits we offer include:

    • Flexible work arrangements whenever possible

    • Highly competitive retirement savings plan with company match and investment options

    • Well-being programs that include comprehensive mental health support for you and your household family members

    • Family forming benefits (fertility, adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, maternity/parental leave, and more)

    • Back-up child and elder care with discount programs for families of all ages and stages

    • Mentoring and career development opportunities that allow you to share, learn, and thrive

    • Matching gifts program that allows you to deepen the impact of your contributions to qualified charities.

    • Employee crisis support for when the unexpected happens

    • Access to our BASF wine cellar, employee discounts, and much more!

    About us

    As one of the largest chemical companies in North America we have been finding solutions for your everyday needs and addressing the most complex economic, environmental, and sustainability challenges for more than 150 years!

    At BASF we empower our employees with the tools, guidance and opportunities they need to advance and succeed in work and life. Giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfill your personal ambitions is what helps us create chemistry. After all, our success is linked to yours. Whatever path you envision, BASF is a great place to build a rewarding, successful career.

    Belong to Something Bigger.

    Privacy statement

    BASF takes security & data privacy very seriously. We will never request financial information of any kind via email, private text message or direct message on any social medial platform or job board. Furthermore, we will never send a candidate a check for equipment or request any type of payment during the job application process. If you have experienced any of the above, please contact to report fraud.

    Pay transparency

    BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The competitive Pay Range for this role is $130 – $140. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

    Equal employment opportunities

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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